Maker: Daniel Parker

City: London, Country: England | Dates: fl c. 1712 - 1720

Biography of Daniel Parker - John Dilworth

PARKER, Daniel Worked circa. 1712-1720 London UK. Outstanding English maker of the early 18th century and the first to take up the Stradivari model. Presumed to have been a pupil of B. Norman. Later employed by J. Hare: several examples of his work have been found with Hare’s label. No reliable record of his circumstances has yet been...

Biography of Daniel Parker - George Hart

This is another maker of the English school, who was possessed of exceptional talent, and whose instruments are well worthy of attention from those in search of good Violins at a moderate cost. To Parker belongs, in conjunction with Benjamin Banks, the merit of breaking through the prejudice so long in favour of preference for the Stainer model. The dates...

Biography of Daniel Parker - William Meredith Morris

The information which is usually given respecting this maker is mis- leading, and most writers content themselves with repeating early errors in almost the same words. Hart, Haweis, and Miss Stainer give his period as being 1740-85, and Fleming as 1715-85. As a matter of fact they are all wrong. There are- undoubtedly genuine examples of his work bearing the...

Biography of Daniel Parker - Cecie Stainer

A maker in London about 1714-85. He was a very clever workman, possibly a pupil of Urquhart or Pamphilon, but made a step in advance, improving the pattern of his instruments, making them more similar to those of Amati. He used red varnish, a disagreeable colour, rather thickly laid on ; the wood was excellent, often handsomely figured ; the...

Biography of Daniel Parker - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Vielleicht ein Schüler von Urquhart oder Pamphilon. Er machte fast ausschliesslich Violinen und kommt darin den Italienern sehr nahe. Namentlich darf sein feiner, schöner, nur manchmal zu dicker Öllack von leuchtendrother Farbe seiner Geschmeidigkeit wegen hervorgehoben werden....

Highest Price Achieved

A Violin by Daniel Parker. 1750 c. | Sold in 1988


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